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Gateway Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #108814

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge received the 2005 Major Span Award (one or more spans greater than or equal to 400 ft.) from the National Steel Bridge Alliance (a division of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)).

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Cumberland River on Gateway Blvd. in downtown Nashville
Location
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2004
Builder
- Bell & Associates of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 545.0 ft.
Total length: 1,600.0 ft.
Also called
Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.16066, -86.76952   (decimal degrees)
36°09'38" N, 86°46'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/520730/4001792 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nashville West
Inventory number
BH 32480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2016: New photos from Ben Tate
  • March 1, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • April 17, 2008: New photos from James McCray
  • August 21, 2006: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Gateway Blvd. Bridge
Posted November 6, 2006, by tom calzone (tcalzone [at] carboline [dot] com)

The Gateway Bridge was awarded the 2005 Prize Bridge award for the Major Span category by the National Steel Bridge Alliance. www.steelbridges.org

TC